One new award per year, per university
Two awards, exceptionally, if the university submits no applications for the MD-Ph.D. program
$20,000/year for 3 years of full-time enrolment in a research program
$10,000/year for 3 years during which the awardee completes the research project or pursues research activities (seminars, thesis writing) concurrently with medical studies
Applicants continuing on to doctoral studies may use any remaining portion of their Master's award towards those studies.
Two awards, exceptionally, if the university submits no applications for the MD-M.Sc. program
The award will be paid out to the applicant in instalments sent to institution where the applicant is carrying out the training program.
The awardee is responsible for paying the income tax due on amounts received from the FRQS. No taxes are withheld at source by the FRQS on amounts disbursed during the tax year in question.
The date the amount is granted determines the year in which the awardee must declare the amounts received as income for personal tax calculations.
Revenue Canada's T4A form and Revenue Québec's form 1 are sent to the awardee's mailing address (the one shown in the candidate's module /module du candidat) in February of the following year of taxation.
The details provided in this form are for information purposes only. The FRQS is not responsible for the validity of the information given about income tax.
See Duration of award